Helicopters and Penske's plans

Updated: November 11, 2007, 6:12 PM ET
By David Newton

AVONDALE, Ariz. -- "Oh, s---!" came a voice from the back of the helicopter.

That was the reaction from a fellow reporter who realized I was in the co-pilot's seat of the helicopter that flew us on Saturday night from Phoenix International Raceway to Roger Penske's high-end car dealership/race museum in nearby Scottsdale.